cabaletta

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noun ca·ba·let·ta \ˌka-bə-ˈle-tə, ˌkä-\

Definition of cabaletta

  1. 1 :  an operatic song in simple popular style characterized by a uniform rhythm

  2. 2 :  the lively bravura concluding section of an extended aria or duet

Origin and Etymology of cabaletta

Italian


First Known Use: 1842


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